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Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to discuss his latest report on Prop 55, the massive voter guide in your mailbox and the state of California's beloved first dog. Rock Climber Alex Honnold - Alex Honnold has shattered climbing records. At 31, he's become the first person to climb Yosemite's Half Dome and Moonlight Buttress without any protective equipment. He discusses his latest climbing adventures and his memoir, "Alone On the Wall." Rock Band...
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The Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. RT Blue Line Extension - Sacramento Regional Transit's new blue line opens Monday, a project that has taken 10 years to complete. CapRadio's Bob...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / Alex Honnold / Shotgun Sawyer / Sound Advice Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reviews the California Legislature's year of 2016; Alex Honnold is a world-renowned rock climber; we revisit our interview with Shotgun Sawyer and Janelle Bitker hosts her last Sound Advice before moving to Cambodia.
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Schools, Churches On The Front Line In Effort To Address Hunger Amaya Weiss and Pastor Karen Abrego are featured in CapRadio's upcoming The View From Here documentary Hidden Hunger. Weiss works as a learning support specialist at John Still K-8 School. Pastor Karen Abrego is associate pastor of Ebenezer Christian Center. Both women will discuss their work in The Avenues and Meadowview areas of South Sacramento. Drum Line Teacher Honored On National TV Grant Union High School drum-line director...
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CapChat: Guns, Guns, Guns This week on Capitol Chat, the topic of conversation is guns. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us in the studio to talk about what's trending as far as gun control in the state Capitol. Remembering Comedian Michael O'Connell Michael O'Connell, a beloved comedian in the Sacramento scene, died yesterday from complications of muscular dystrophy at the UC Davis Medical Center. We'll talks with local comedians about his life. Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam Revamp From one...
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Spillway Updates From Lake Oroville The state is considering opening an emergency spillway on the Oroville Dam this Saturday for the first time in history. Bob Moffitt is in Oroville and joins Insight. A Message On Climate Change From Former EPA Head What role will California continue to play in the fight against climate change? Capital Public Radioâs Ben Bradford sat down with the former head of the EPA and has new climate change legislation to discuss. 'Kokoro' Exhibit In California Museum...
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Political Junkie Discusses Trump's New Travel Ban The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Davis Woman Writes Book About Her Journey As A "Previvor" Of Genetic Breast Cancer A Davis woman grew up idolizing breasts until she found herself vulnerable for a breast cancer mutagen...
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Italy Earthquake Kills More Than 70, Leaves Many More Injured Italy suffered a 6.2 earthquake and over 200 aftershocks since the early hours of this morning. More than 70 people were killed and many more injured. We'll talk to earthquake expert Graham Kent from Nevada who will explain the seismic activity. Boxing Becomes Therapeutic Approach To People With Parkinson's Disease Melissa Tafoya coaches athletes at her gym, Rock Steady Boxing Sacramento, but some of her trainees there are battling...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / National Donor Sabbath / Future Of Music / Sound Advice Thursday's Insight includes a Capitol Chat post election, a conversation about donating organs after death, a forum addressing the future of musicians and Sound Advice from Classical Host Kevin Doherty.
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Maintaining Levees â Who's In Charge? As aging levees across the Sacramento region continue to pose a flood risk, environmental reporter Amy Quinton provides an update on whoâs inspecting and maintain them. The Vagina Monologues Takes On A Politically (And Emotionally) Charged Climate Three Sacramento non-profits take on domestic violence and sexual assault in a unique production of the Vagina Monologues. The director of the production and representatives from three non-profits join us in...
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News Network - CapRadio's Healthcare Reporter Pauline Bartolone joins Insight as Sacramento County considers whether to provide health benefits to undocumented people. Weed: The New Science Of Marijuana - Acclaimed writer Hampton Sides joins Insight. He wrote the cover story for the June issue of National Geographic Magazine, which is entirely devoted to the science of marijuana. CORE Dance - CORE Contemporary Dance has an upcoming performance in the renovated State Theater in Auburn. Founder...
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Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Walk MS - Walk MS events to be held in Sacramento at the State Capitol on April 19th and in Folsom on April 26. Former Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo, who...
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President Trump's Travel Ban Results In Controversy, Lawsuits Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps the back and forth between Trump and two states that filed legal action against him and other news surrounding the President's actions. What Legal Rights Do Immigrants Have When Traveling? As questions percolate surrounding President Trump's executive order on immigration, attorneys are scrambling to advise their clients on travel, legal rights and actions they can take. Examining Overland Trail's...
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PolitiFact California: 'Pants On Fire' Rating For Claim Chris Nichols is Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact California reporter. He joins Insight to talk about a claim he recently fact-checked from California Democratic Congresswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez. Elliott Ranch Elementary School Students Tackle Clean Energy Elementary school students from Elk Grove explain how they'll be working to solve real-world energy problems. "The Race for Paris" by Meg Waite Clayton...
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Capitol Chat: Lawmakers Delay Vote On Housing Bills Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reports live from the Assembly floor for an update on delays to a package of bills to address the statewide affordable housing crisis. CAL FIRE Update On Ponderosa Fire In Butte County, New Documentary "Fire Chasers" CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Michael Mohler brings an update on the Ponderosa Fire in Butte County, and previews a new Netflix documentary series about firefighters called "Fire...
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Winter Storm Hits Region / Professor Shares Memoir On 'Dancing In Blackness' / Comedian Kiry Shabazz / Classical Sound Advice The National Weather Service discusses a winter storm headed for the region. Professor Halifu Osumare shares "Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir." Comedian Kiry Shabazz previews a showcase at the Crest Theatre. Jeff Hudson has classical Sound Advice. Wet Winter Storm Heading Across The Region Chris Remington The National Weather Service is predicting a big winter...
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Jesuit High School Grad Paralyzed In CAL Rugby Match Cal's Rugby team won the national title on Saturday, but in the course of play center Robert Paylor was injured and is now paralyzed from the waist down. John Shorey was Robert's coach at Jesuit High School and talks about his time with Paylor. Where Politics Differ, Businesses Connect Between Sacramento And D.C. With Capitol-To-Capitol Event A delegation of 300 Sacramento region business leaders across industries traveled to Washington D.C....
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Sacramento City Council To Restart Stephon Clark Community Forum Ben Adler and Sammy Caiola discuss the latest news in the aftermath of the police shooting of Stephon Clark Senator To Introduce Legislation To Change Peace Officer's Bill of Rights A new bill in the California Senate could give the public more access to information on police misconduct investigations. What Is The Peace Officers' Bill Of Rights? UC Berkeley law professor Erwin Chemerinsky talks about California's law to protect...
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Insight: California Wildfires - California Wildfires are getting larger as the summer progresses with no near end in sight for some. Yubanet reporter Pascale Fusshoeller joins Insight Tuesday to talk about the current statuses on some of the major wildfires. Dead Trees - California is suffering from what scientists call a "botanical calamity" because of a growing number of dead trees posing a threat to the environment. CAL Matters reporter Julie Cart describes the dire situation the...
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California Politicians Weigh In On Oroville Dam Report California Assemblyman James Gallagher  joins Insight to discuss the Oroville Dam crisis and how it was managed. Lobbyist Paula Treat Shares Her #MeToo Story Paula Treat is a longtime lobbyist in California but actually left for Nevada politics after consistent sexual harassment by a power player at the state capitol. She joins Insight to share her #MeToo story. New Sacramento Children's Home CEO Looks Ahead To 2018 The new CEO of the...
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Why Some Mail-In Ballots Go Uncounted - A new report issued today by the California Voter Foundation reveals the top three reasons why some ballots go uncounted in three counties. These reasons include coming in too late, they lack the voter's signature and the signature on the ballot envelope does not sufficiently compare to the one on file. Capitol Weekly Top 100 List - Who are the most powerful non-elected people in California's capitol? It's time again for Capitol Weekly's annual list of...
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The Political Junkie Ken Rudin - The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Insight to put California politics in the context of the national scene. PolitiFact CA: Myth Busting The Drought - PolitiFact CA Reporter Chris Nichols joins us to take on some of the statements we commonly hear about "the end of the drought." Fair Legislation - Director and Producer Doug Harris joins Insight to discuss his new documentary "Fair Legislation: The Byron Rumford Story." Sacramento Opera...
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Insight: Pension Crisis In Illinois / Urban Trees / Catherine Russell / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, we compare Illinois' pension crisis compared to California's, measure the utility of trees in a cityscape, talk with jazz legend Catherine Russell about her new album and finish the show with Gary Vercelli on Sound Advice.
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Insight: Mangan Gun Range / Postmodern Jukebox / 'Tina Goes To Heaven' / 'Etching In Amber' The conversation around Thursday's Insight includes lead contamination in the Mangan Gun Range, Postmodern Jukebox, new book "Tina Goes to Heaven" and a new album from duo Natalie Cressman and Mike Bono.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown's Week Of Legislation Explained Gov. Jerry Brown had another busy week signing key legislation on education and the environment. LA Times' state government and politics reporter Melanie Mason talks about the governor's busy work week. Reyna Grande Shares Memoir About Crossing Mexico-U.S. Border Award-winning novelist and memoirist Reyna Grande shares her new book, "The Distance Between Us," about Reyna's parents making the dangerous trek across the...
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UC Davis Firearm Violence Prevention Expert Garen Wintemute On Parkland Shooting Chris Remington UC Davis firearm violence expert Dr. Garen Wintemute discusses the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. New Book Goes Inside Watergate Hotel - 'America's Most Infamous Address' Chris Remington Joe Rodota shares his book "The Watergate: Inside America's Most Infamous Address." Remembering Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Jen Picard Remembering Tower Records founder Russ Solomon, who died...
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Due to an uploading error with this program, full files can also be found with identifiers: iNSIGHT-161003 or Insight-161003_78 Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Looking Into The Gender Bias In Yosemite National Park National Park Services Superintendent Don...
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Sex Abuse In The Marijuana Industry - Is sexual abuse and trafficking prevalent in the marijuana industry? As Californians consider whether to legalize the use of recreational marijuana at polls this November, a new investigation from Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting explores issues of abuse in the state's highest-producing pot counties - Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity. We'll talk with reporter Shoshana Walter about abuse in the Emerald Triangle. Race On The Farm - How...
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How A Moderator Can Help Shape A Debate Following the Vice Presidential Debate between Mike Pence and Tim Kaine, KVIE's Jason Shoultz and the Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan discuss the vital role moderators have in debates. Weed Fights For Its Water Rights A small Northern California town could see its water source cut completely as a battle with a timber company continues to grow. Beverly Johnson -- A Pioneer For Women Of Color In Fashion World famous fashion icon Beverly Johnson comes to...
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Political Junkie Goes West - There has been scrutiny surrounding Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. And Donald Trump was the host for Saturday Night Life. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Insight to give his take on the two vying for the Republican nomination. Breast Cancer In The Gold Country - The environmental organization Sierra Streams Institute is conducting the first ever study to figure out if mining contaminants are causing women living in Gold Country to develop breast...
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Assembly Passes Farmworkers Overtime Bill In 44-32 Vote Farmworkers landed a decisive victory when the Assembly voted in favor of a bill that would expand overtime pay for farmers. With us Tuesday is Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler to talk about the implications of the bill passing. CapRadio Reporter Julia Mitric Shares Experience Reporting On California Farmworkers CapRadio food and sustainability reporter Julia Mitric has spent time following California farmworkers in their daily workflow. She...
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. "In The Parlor: The Final Goodbye" Highlights Home Burial Option Instead of traditional burials, a trend is rising where some people are choosing home burials instead. With us is Heidi Boucher to talk about the...
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Insight: PolitiFact Reviews Presidential Debate - Fact-checking Monday nightâs Presidential debate continues. National PolitiFact editor Angie Holan joins us from Washington D.C. to focus on some of the 33 fact checks her team conducted throughout the 90-minute debate. Pet Tales - Pet expert Gina Spadafori explains your responsibility when taking your dog out in public spaces. If you can't tell if your dog is a "go anywhere" dog, she'll explain how to tell the signs. Her dog...
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The X That Marks Sacramento’s Social Ills: How Decades-Old Policy Racially Divided The City Sociologist Jesus Hernandez explains the geography that forms the baseline for race relations and public infrastructure investment in Sacramento, and how it influences the health of the city’s neighborhoods. audio coming soon Dissect Podcast Launches New Season On Frank Ocean Dissect podcast season three has returned as a Spotify original to break down the biographical and musical story behind Frank...
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Insight: What To Know About Meningitis - Sacramento County Health officials worked with Vista Del Lago High School this week to inform families about meningitis, its symptoms and treatment, after a student was hospitalized Dr. Dean Blumberg joins Insight to talk about the disease. Pet Tales - Pet expert Gina Spadafori joins us for this month's Pet Tales to explain different types of dog sports. Sacramento Band Humble Wolf - Sacramento band Humble Wolf joins Insight to talk about Concerts in the...
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Capitol Chat: Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Asm. Cristina Garcia Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reviews new allegations against Asm. Cristina Garcia. Transcontinental Railroad Marks 150th Anniversary The US-China Railroad Friendship Association marks the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Looking Back On The 1960 Winter Olympics At Squaw Valley The El Dorado County Arts Commission shares art and memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley. Veteran...
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Water Rights Explained On Insight, Environmental Attorney Chris Shearing will talk about California's water rights system. Hannah Nordhaus Releases New Book, 'American Ghost' Journalist Hannah Nordhaus wrote "The Beekeepers Lament" just before these drought years started to hit the west. sheâs on tour now with her new book titled "American Ghost." Legendary Singer Rita Coolidge Performs In Sacramento Grammy Winner Rita Coolidge will speak with Insight before her show at...
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Capitol Chat: Budget Talks, Controversial Bills On Insight, Ben Adler takes us through this week's budget discussions at the capitol. ARC Writing Professor Christian Kiefer Wins National Pushcart Prize This week, Christian Kiefer received a national Pushcart Prize for one of his short stories. He reads part of it on Insight with Beth Ruyak. SummerWords Keynote Speaker Carolyn Forche Poet Carolyn Forche joins Insight as she prepares to give the keynote address at this weekend's SummerWords...
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Capitol Chat / Stories On Stage / The Rosemary Metrailer Story / Sound Advice Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler hosts Capitol Chat; Vanessa Hua is June's Stories on Stage featured author; a documentary focuses on Sacramento LGBT history and Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner highlights music for this week's Sound Advice.
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin: Short-Term Spending And Trump Comments On Immigration Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps a weekend in Washington D.C. that saw an immigration compromise fall apart and lead to a potential government shutdown later this week. Wayne Thiebaud Exhibit Opens in Davis Shrem Museum Director Rachel Teagle explores legendary Sacramento pop-artist Wayne Thiebaud's work from 1958 to 1968. Remembering Benny Goodman Remembering Benny Goodman and his legacy 80 years after a...
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Katehi Saga Ends With Resignation Months of public battle at UC Davis have ended; the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi was accepted and announced Tuesday by UC President Janet Napolitano. Kushman By The Bottle: Wine Expert Rick Kushman Revisits Tasting Advice A few weeks ago, wine expert Rick Kushman shared some common-sense advice for finding a wine that you really *like* to drink. That segment prompted more conversation and some good questions, so Rick is back to expand on that advice....
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Capitol Chat With Sac Bee's Alexei Koseff Sacramento Bee reporter Alexei Koseff tracks gun control legislation and the investigation into Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra. Physician With Diabetes Discusses How To Manage The Condition Dr. Steven V. Edelman, founder of Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), discusses the latest research and previews the TCOYD conference. Sacramento French Film Festival Screens Cesar-Nominated Shorts The Sacramento French Film Festival will have a program of...
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News Network: Fires In The Sierra Nevada CalFire is gearing up for an early start to fire season. On Insight, we'll have the latest from the foothills where small debris fires have already run rampant. The founder of YubaNet.com joins us for News Network. Sacramento Public Library's Summer Reading Program The Sacramento Library is hoping to recruit thousands of students to be part of the summer reading program. Two teenagers enjoyed it so much, they were inspired to become volunteers. They'll...
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Insight: PolitiFact Nevada & California / Capitol Chat / Author Celeste Leon / SacCity College's Photo Exhibit Nevada and California PolitiFact reporters share new fact-checks. CapRadio's Ben Bradford updates us on the state government news in this week's Capitol Chat. Then, we meet author Celeste Leon. And, we discuss SacCity College's photo exhibit.
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CapRadio's Ben Bradford Recaps Governor's Approved And Vetoed Bills Gov. Jerry Brown spent part of his week in Fresno, allocating hundreds of millions from the state's cap and trade program to entities across the state. CapRadio's Ben Bradford has the full scoop on this and other bills in this week's Capitol Chat. Pros And Cons Of California's New Grading Rubric System California has announced a new rubric for grading the state's public schools. State Board of Education President Michael Kirsh...
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ICE Chief Thomas Homan And Sac Sheriff Scott Jones Met With Hostile Crowd At Forum, Defend Federal Immigration Policies Immigration and Customs Enforcement Chief Thomas Homan was met with hostile words and emotions at a community forum organized by Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones Tuesday night. CapRadio's Ben Bradford was there and shares what he reported. 19:04 download Why Don’t More Millennials Own Homes? Millennials have a lower rate of home ownership than any other generation, but it’s...
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CA Politifact: Arnold Schwarzenegger And Land Protection Did Arnold Schwarzenegger really protect more land than any California Governor in history? A top official said it, and CA Politifact reporter Chris Nichols looked into it. Nichols joins Insight to discuss the claim. Musician Zyah Belle To Headline Harlow's Sacramento soul singer Zyah Belle has a new project and a new album. She's celebrating both with a headlining show Friday, July 8 at Harlow's in Sacramento. Today on Insight, we catch...
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Political Junkie: Asylum Seekers Reach California's Border With Mexico Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses the implications of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States, and we'll hear reaction to talks between North and South Korea. Does Gavin Newsom Support The Legislature's Single-Payer Health Care Bill? It's Complicated. Ben Adler Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who's faced criticism in the California governor's race over his stance on single-payer health care, says he backs the...
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Sacramento's B Street Theatre We learn more about the construction plan for Sacramento's new B Street Theatre with Producing Artistic Director, Buck Busfield. CapRadio's Arts & Theater Critic, Jeff Hudson, adds history and perspective on the changing Sacramento arts scene. Iconic Rock Photographer Ethan Russell: The Best Seat In The House Grammy-nominated author and photographer Ethan Russell made a name for himself taking pictures of the biggest stars in rock 'n' roll. He presents some of...
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PolitiFact California: Fact-Checking Statements On High-Speed Rail High-speed rail in California is a contentious and controversial issue. Today on Insight, weâll talk with PolitiFact Reporter Chris Nichols. StoryCorps Sacramento Stories Airing The StoryCorps Mobile Story Booth recently spent some time in Sacramento. This week, Capital Public Radio began airing edited versions of the some of the stories shared by listeners. Pet Tales: Adopting Older Pets Pet expert Gina Spadafori adopted an...
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News Network: Community Policing In Sacramento After Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents' backyard, the focus has turned to preventing these events from happening in the future. Could a new approach to community policing be the answer? California Dream: The Cost Of Living In California Why does it cost so much to live in California? CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin explains why housing costs are so high. Six California Governor Candidates To Face Off In...
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Armenian Genocide 100 Years Later - Last year, Turkey offered its first-ever condolences over mass deportations that preceded the Armenian deaths. Armenia estimates 1.5 million ethnic Armenians were killed from 1915 to 1923. Turkey says the figure is inflated and that killings of Armenians took place during clashes in which thousands of Turks also died. The country has never officially recognized the killing of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by the Turkish regime 100 years ago as genocide....
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Storm Watch - A big storm is sweeping across Northern California Thursday. Weâll check in with meteorologist Michelle Mead with the National Weather Service to hear about how much rain and snow it delivered to the region. Chennai Floods - Since last week, the Indian city of Chennai has been slammed with major flooding displacing millions and leaving thousands homeless. Weâll talk with two locals from Chennai, UC Davis Professors Archana Venkatesan and Deepa Mahadevan who are helping to...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / Author Jodi Angel / Comedian Daniel Humbarger / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, reporter Ben Bradford recaps the legislative session, author Jodi Angel previews her Stories On Stage appearance, comedian Daniel Humbarger talks about his stand-up album and Nick Brunner shares some mellow music to relax to.
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Republican Caucus Results From Reno Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler has caucus results from Reno. California Grizzlies Traveling Exhibition A traveling exhibit at the California Museum chronicles the complex history of the state's grizzly. The Life and Legacy of John Muir John Muir's great-great-grandson reveals sides of the naturalist you never knew. Pet Tales: Pet Food Puzzles Pet expert Gina Spadafori joins us for this month's Pet Tales to explain some of the types and benefits of pet food...
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Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler Explains Climate Legislation Signed From Governor's Desk Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark climate change legislation into law. How did it survive opposition and could it set a standard nationwide? Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler breaks down the climate bill and the remaining legislation on Brown's desk. SN&R Advice Columnist Joins Insight To Remember 9/11 Joey Garcia is known in the Sacramento region for her advice columns in the Sacramento News & Review....
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Ken Rudin Gives Political Analysis On First Upcoming Clinton-Trump Debate The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Sacramento Attorney Goes Over Best Practices Interacting With Law Enforcement Do you know what to do if you are pulled over by the police -- a lot of people don't. Sacramento...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / 'Women Speak' / Sound Advice / Bumper Jacksons Thursday's Insight includes a review of Wednesday's California Senate race debate, a boundary-pushing show called "Women Speak," a Sound Advice about the Schumanns and music from American roots band Bumper Jacksons.
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Mayor Darrell Steinberg / Scientists Heal Burned Wildlife / Stranger Things Art Show / B Street Theatre's New Home Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg discusses the State of the City. UC Davis Dr. Jamie Peyton heals burned paws with fish skins. Menagerie Sacramento pays tribute to Stranger Things. B Street Theatre unveils a new show at a new location. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg On The State Of The City Chris Remington Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg reflects on his State of the City...
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Olympian Katie Ledecky Breaks Sacramentan Debbie Meyer's 1968 Record In Swimming As American Katie Ledecky made history at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, she also broke a record that Sacramento swimmer Debbie Meyer had held since...
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News Network: Meadow Fire - Hikers and campers were airlifted out of Yosemite Sunday as a fire near Half Dome quickly grew out of control. The Meadow Fire had been burning in Yosemite's little valley since Aug. 16 but hadn't posed a threat until this past weekend. Pascale Fusshoeller is the publisher of Yubanet, a fire monitoring news service, and she's been following the fire since the initial lighting strike in mid August. She joins us to explain the problems fires like these pose for...
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Insight: PolitiFact California / Grand Canyon Expedition / Sound Advice / Cellist Amit Peled For Thursday's Insight, we hear about PolitiFact's latest fact checks, a 135-mile rafting expedition by UC Davis, hip-hop and punk music in Sacramento and a preview of cellist Amit Peled's upcoming performance.
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The Proposed End Of Life Option Act CapRadio's Pauline Bartolone discusses the proposed End Of Life Option act and how some Christian leaders are advocating for it. The Oregon Experience: Death With Dignity Act Oregon's State Health Officer Dr. Katrina Hedberg will talk about that state's Death with Dignity Act, which has been in place since 1997. Arguments Against CA's Proposed Right-To-Die Legislation A physician who leads a program on medical ethics at UC Irvine and a member of a coalition...
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NEA Chairman Jane Chu - Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu, is touring California with new research that explores who participates in the arts and why. The research also looks at the arts as an economic engine. Chu spoke to Beth Ruyak about the new information following a panel discussion in Sacramento on Monday. Budget Reaction: Jon Coupal - The Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association will weigh in on Governor Brown’s 2015 budget proposal. We’ll speak with Jon Coupal, the...
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The Political Junkie Goes West - This week, The Political Junkie is in the west and in our studio. Ken Rudin visits Sacramento in advance of the Wednesday debate between 7th District Congressman Ami Bera and his challenger, former California Congressman Doug Ose. He joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Mission To Antarctica - Why would geologists be studying bacteria at the bottom of a lake in Antarctica to...
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Guide To Sacramento's New Voting System / Black Book Fair Returns To Oak Park / Folk Singer Jessica Malone Performs Sacramento County has a new voting system. The Sacramento Black Book Fair returns to Oak Park. Folk singer Jessica Malone previews album recording show at Harlow's.
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General Produce - Sacramento's long-standing food distributer General Produce turns 80 years old this year. The produce company was founded by a Chinese immigrant three generations ago and has remained in family hands since its inception. We'll speak with the current owners of General Produce Company about their connection to regional farms and restaurants, and the early years of doing business in Downtown Sacramento. "Green Fire" - Aldo Leopold changed the state of conservation with...
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Napa Earthquake Impact On Wine Businesses - It's still unclear how bad the much damage the earthquake in Napa caused, but it has definitely hit wineries in the region harder than many recent disasters. A flood and a root louse epidemic in the 1990's killed grape vines but vintners were able to adapt because the damage came during the early phases of the wine making process. This week's earthquake was so damaging to the Napa wine industry because it wiped out barrels and bottles of finished...
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Californians Speak Out On Election And Public Policy Issues Leading Up To November A new poll conducted by CalSpeaks on behalf of a California Counts collaboration reveals new insight into voters' thoughts on the U.S. Senate Race and propositions in the air. Joining us is Sacramento State's Kim Nalder to give further analysis. Free-Range Or Helicopter? How You Parent Affects How They Play The Annual Play Summit brings "America's Worst Mom" Lenore Skenazy to Sacramento. She joins...
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City Of Sacramento / Website Outgoing City Manager Talks About Coming Changes, Issues The next few months will be a time of change for the city of Sacramento. Joining us to talk about the changes and coming issues is outgoing city manager John Shirey as part of a two-day conversation starting Wednesday. UC Davis Doctors Explore Storytelling As Part Of Patients' Medical Experience How can telling stories improve patient care? A UC Davis physician and professor joins us in studio to explain...
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PolitiFact: Trump's Foreign Visit, Dead Tree Fund Did President Trumpâs first foreign visit generate millions of jobs and billions of dollars? PolitiFact national editor Angie Holan examines the claim. Joining her is PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols. 'The Last Days Of Cafe Leila': A Story Of Exile And Nostalgia Chef Donia Bijan is best known for her work in the kitchen, but she joins Insight to share her novel inspired by the history, culture, politics and food of her homeland....
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California Governor Candidates Go Head-To-Head In Primary Debate How did the six top candidates for California's next governor do in their first televised meetup? CapRadio's Ben Adler has analysis. Sacramento State Debate Director Dissects Governor Candidates' Debate Styles Sacramento State's director of debate discusses how the six gubernatorial candidates performed in Tuesday night's debate. PolitiFact California Examines Gubernatorial Candidates' Debate Claims PolitiFact California reporter...
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Insight: CSUS President Robert Nelsen / Stockton Schools / Aliso Canyon Update / Sound Advice Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen Addresses Low Four-Year Graduation Rates Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen joins us to discuss the university's low four-year-graduation rate, campus diversity and other challenges facing the new president. Stockton Unified School District Dropout Rate Follow-Up Dianne Barth from the Stockton Unified School District joins Insight with information about...
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Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Bay-Delta Science Conference - More than 1,000 scientists, managers and policymakers will be in Sacramento this week for the Biennial Bay-Delta Science...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks In Sacramento On Battle Over Sanctuary State Policies Chris Remington Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke Wednesday morning at the Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento. Ben Bradford joins with an update on the Trump administration's lawsuit against California over sanctuary state policies. University Of The Pacific Honors 150th Anniversary Of John Muir's First Visit To California Chris Remington Two professors from University of the Pacific mark...
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